Mrs. Eva Foy Carter, age 90 passed away January 5, 2013 in Tarboro, NC. Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Padgett Funeral Chapel. A private burial will be held at a later date. The family will receive from 6:00 - 7:00 pm Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Padgett Funeral Chapel.

She is survived by a son, Joseph Franklin Carter and wife Lois of Wilmington, NC, a daughter Pansy Gray Carter Bryan and husband Dean of Tarboro, NC, eight grandchildren, Gregory Dean Neher of Castle Hayne, NC, Steven Ray Neher of West Virginia, Jeffrey Scott Neher of Gastonia, NC, Angela Gray Carter Petree of Rural Hall, NC, Michael Wayne Carter of Wilmington, NC, Jessica Lavender Carter Rogers of Wilmington, NC Darrin Patrick Bryan of Pennsylvania and David Newman Bryan of Holly Springs, NC, twenty one great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and a son-in-law, Richard Ray Neher.

Born March 17, 1922, the daughter of the late George Franlkin and Winnie Brinson Foy and was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Norton Carter, a daughter, Annie Marie Carter Neher, a grandson, Danny Carter, three brothers, Joseph Foy, John Franklin Foy, Benny Brinson Foy and a sister, Annie Mae Foy Rivenbark.

As a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, she will be remembered for her courage and strength of character, her gentle spirit, loving hands, huge heart filled with love for those she took care of, and devotion to her family.

A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Service.

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2013